HostPapa vs iPage

HostPapa

iPage

Our Rating
Plan in review BusinessEssential
Price before discount $16.99/month$9.99/month
Price (12-mo) $16.99 / month$9.99 / month
Price (24-mo) $3.95 / month$2.49 / month
Special Discount $3.36/moNew signup discount: 75% off
Promo Code WHSR(Link Activate)
Website https://www.hostpapa.comhttps://www.ipage.com

Summary

Pros
Reliable - Hosting uptime 100% at most times
Reasonable price - Shared hosting starts at $4.95/mo
Reputable company with good business track record
Green hosting service - Energy usage offset by renewable energy certificates
Responsive live chat support
Exclusive signup discount - Promo code: WHSR
Pros
Very cheap - iPage Essential Plan is 100 - 200% cheaper than peers
Freebies - Free one year domain + marketing credits
Ease of use - Simple and easy to start
Flexibility to grow - Upgrade to VPS hosting
Live chat support quality meets expectation
Good billing practice
Cons
Expensive after first term - 120% price hike during renewal
Lack of server speed features
North America based data center only
Cons
Mix results in our server speed test – Host response rated C at Bitcatcha
Prices increase after first term
Base plan covers basic features only
Unlimited hosting limited by other constraints
No free site migration
No choice of server location - Users can only host in United States
Help documents lack of helpful resources
Aggressive up-selling
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Essential Features

Data Transfer UnlimitedUnlimited
Storage Capacity UnlimitedUnlimited
Control Panel CpanelVdeck
Extra Domain Reg. $10.99/year$14.99/year
Private Domain Reg. $9.99/year$9.99/year
Auto Script Installer SoftaculousMojo Market Place
Custom Cron Jobs YesNo
Site Backups $19.95/yearNo
Dedicated IP Yes$59.95/year, Shared SSL included.
Free SSL Let's Encrypt SSLOnly for domains registered at iPage
Built-in Site Builder YesIPage Website Builder at $10.99/mo
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Visit Onlinehttps://www.hostpapa.comhttps://www.ipage.com